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Bus Crash Near Disney World's Epcot Leaves 1 Dead

A Disney's Magical Express bus rear-ended a car, the Florida Highway Patrol said

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    The Florida Highway Patrol says a Disney's Magical Express bus rear-ended a car Friday afternoon. Witnesses said the car appeared to be slowing down or stopping, possibly from mechanical problems, right before the crash.

    One person is dead following a bus crash near Walt Disney World's Epcot theme park.

    The Florida Highway Patrol says a Disney's Magical Express bus rear-ended a car Friday afternoon. Witnesses said the car appeared to be slowing down or stopping, possibly from mechanical problems, right before the crash.

    The patrol says a woman in her 60s who was in the car was taken to a hospital and later pronounced dead.

    No one on the bus died, and the patrol had no immediate word of other injuries.

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    The drivers and victim weren't immediately named.

    Disney's Magical Express is a shuttle service that takes guests between the airport and the resort. It is operated by Mears Transportation.

    An after-hours message left with Disney World wasn't immediately returned.

    Attempts to reach Mears were unsuccessful.

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